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jazzmaster44

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Have a Compaq computer with windows XP on it. When the pc is on, a porn ad is keep pop up on the computer. And the computer is not connect to the internet. How can I get this ad from pop up on the pc, with format the hard drive.


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Try turning off the messenger service

Start / Run / services.msc

Scroll down and double click on Messenger
Stop and Disable the Service

You might also download a good Spyware and Trojan Removal program.

Spybot Search and Destroy:
http://www.safer-networking.org/index.php?page=spybotsda

SpySweeper:
http://www.webroot.com/wb/products/spysweeper/index.php
This will also protect your home page from being hijacked.

Ad-Aware:
http://www.lavasoft.de/

With any of the above three programs, just like with Anti-Virus software, should have the latest updates installed before doing a scan.

CWShredder:
http://www.spywareinfo.com/downloads/tools/CWShredder.exe

KazaaBeGone
http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/files/kazaabegone.zip

Programs that can help prevent getting infected:

Spyware Blaster
http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html

Spyware Guard
http://www.wilderssecurity.net/spywareguard.html
 
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